• GANG BUSTERS, 13 CHAPTER SERIAL, 1942

GANG BUSTERS
13 CHAPTER SERIAL
1942

Based on a real radio show in which unsolved crimes were reenacted in the hope of catching the criminals. However, the only thing this serial took from the "Gang Busters" radio show was the call signal and the title.

PLOT:
Detective Lt.Bill Bannister has the assignment to run down an unknown gang of terrorists spreading a net of crime over the city. Aiding him is Detective Tim Nolan, news photographer Vicki Logan and reporter Happy Haskins. Bill finds that the gang's leader is a mysterious Professor Mortis and the gang is made up of known criminals officially listed in the police records as dead. Each has become of member of Mortis' "League of Murdered Men" after seemingly committing suicide by hanging while on death row...

CAST:
Kent Taylor ... Det. Lt. Bill Bannister
Irene Hervey ... Vicky Logan
Ralph Morgan ... Dr. Clayton Maxton, alias Prof. Mortis
Robert Armstrong ... Det. Tim Nolan
Richard Davies ... Happy Haskins, reporter
Joseph Crehan ... Police Chief Martin O'Brien
George Watts ... Mayor Hansen
Ralf Harolde ... Henchman Halliger
John Gallaudet ... Henchman Wilkinson
William Haade ... Mike Taboni
Victor Zimmerman ... Ted Lane, alias Barnard
George J. Lewis ... Joey Morrison, alias Mason
John Berkes ... Mr. Grub
Pat O'Malley ... Police Chemist Crandall

CHAPTERS:
1. The League of Murdered Men
2. The Death Plunge
3. Murder Blockade
4. Hangman's Noose
5. Man Under Cover
6. Under Crumbling Walls
7. The Water Trap
8. Murder by Proxy
9. Gang Bait
10.Mob Vengeance
11.Wanted at Headquarters
12.The Long Chance
13.Law and Order

RUNNING TIME: 251 MIN

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